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Manipur Governor La Ganesan makes maiden visit to Jiribam

Governor La Ganesan congratulated the Jiribam district administration as Jiribam becomes cleanest town among the towns with less than 23,000 population in India, Northeast Zone.

ByJiribam Correspondent

Updated on 4 Dec 2021, 12:56 pm

(Representational Image: Pixabay)

(Representational Image: Pixabay)

Manipur Governor La Ganesan paid his maiden visit to Jiribam district on Friday. He attended an interaction programme with representatives of civil organisations and district level officers in the district.

Congratulating the district on achieving 100 per cent vaccination for COVID-19, he stressed the dangers of the new Covid variant Omicron. He appealed to the members present to maintain cleanliness and cooperate with one another to keep the district ‘clean and green’.

The governor lauded the district on achieving 88 per cent literacy rate in this remote area with ‘no report of insurgency in the area’ in the absence of fencing at the borders. He also congratulated the district administration as Jiribam is the cleanest town among the towns with less than 23,000 population in India, Northeast Zone.

Ganesan asked the public gathering to pursue good work and contribute to the well-being and development of the society. He urged the people to avail schemes like Van Dhan Yojana under Tribal Affairs Ministry to improve income through value addition of products based on skills and abilities which include life insurance coverage through it.

“Please visit your district level officers and get details of the various schemes to develop the district thereby developing Manipur,” he added.

His speech was followed by interaction with district level officers and leaders and representatives of civil organisations. The interaction session witnessed notes of appreciation from leaders of various organisations for his visit to the district.

He also took time to respond to the few queries and appeals made by the organisation leaders during the interaction session as well. (DIPR)

 

First published:3 Dec 2021, 4:44 pm

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